Vital Football

Barcelona 4 Deportivo La Coruna 0

Barcelona 4 Deportivo La Coruna 0

Barcelona cruised to comfortable victory at the Camp Nou, against Deportivo La Coruna, on Sunday evening.

With the big-game against Real Madrid lurking on the horizon, Ernesto Valverde had warned his side against the dangers of complacency against a side struggling at the wrong end of La Liga.

It appears the side heeded those warnings as although Barcelona won by four clear goals the margin of victory could have been a lot higher.

Barcelona opened up a 2-0 lead in the first-half through goals from Luis Suarez and Paulinho in the 29th and 41st minutes respectively.

Any thoughts Deportivo harboured about getting into the match were ended two minutes into the second half when Luis Suarez netted his second of the game.

Paulinho also scored a brace making it 4-0 in the 75th minute.

But the margin of victory could have been much bigger with Lionel Messi being the victim of misfortune.

Twice the Argentine saw efforts hit the post and when he was given a chance to score from the spot, after Suarez had been fouled inside the penalty area, he saw his spot-kick saved by Martinez in the Deportivo goal.

The win extends the gap between Barcelona and Real Madrid to eleven points and with the two sides meeting next Saturday, Barcelona surely have the chance to end Real Madrid`s hopes of retaining the La Liga title they won last May.


Vital Barca on: facebook

Vital Barca on: twitter

Join Vital Barca

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:St. George
Date:Monday December 18 2017
Time: 7:34AM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Barcelona Articles

Pique Signs New Barcelona Contract

News has broken that another of the Barcelona squad has pledged his future to the club.

Espanyol 1 Barcelona 0 (Copa del Rey)

For the first time this season, Barcelona suffered the indignity of defeat.

Barcelona Want More for Rafinha

With Barcelona looking to thin the squad after adding Philippe Coutinho to the midfield department, one potential transfer surrounds Rafinha.

Soccerex Look At Football Financial Power - 2018

The Soccerex Football Finance 100 report was released this month and English Premier League sides dominate the top ten...with a number of other Premier League and Championship clubs...

Barcelona Social Media

Barcelona Archived Articles

Vital Barca articles from

Site Journalists

St. George
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Real Sociedad (a)?
Suggested By: St George
ter Stegen2%
Sergi0%
Pique0%
Vermaelen0%
Alba3%
Paulinho0%
Busquets0%
Rakitic3%
Andre Gomes3%
Messi32%
Suarez L50%
Dembele7%
Suarez D0%
Digne0%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Barcelona Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.bitruzra781
Vital Football Comment